KATIE MELUA

Lyrics

Sailing Ships From Heaven

September 2013

And she played the harmonium down by the sea
Singing, “God save the USA and God save me”
And though God never had
she believed Him to be
On his way

She had lived out in Paris before Paris fell
Singing, “When will I hear again from Jean-Michel?”
And she prayed for his soul
And she hoped he was well anyway

Hold on, for the sailing ships from Heaven won’t be long
Play on, till the sailing ships from heaven come along

And she laughed,
“Don’t be sad like the boys in the trees
They’re only waiting for the world to freeze”
She said: “When they were young they went down on their knees for my love”

Hold on, for the sailing ships from Heaven won’t be long
Play on, until the sailing ships from heaven come along

And she walked on the beach in the wind and the rain
Singing, “Why don’t you ask me why I feel no pain?”
And the reason that keeps me from going insane?
– It’s my love

Hold on, for the sailing ships from Heaven won’t be long
Play on, till the sailing ships from Heaven come along
Hold on, for the sailing ships from Heaven won’t be long
Play on, till the sailing ships from Heaven come along